Homemade Bath Oil Recipes
If you are dreaming of well moisturized, nourished, glowing and healthy looking skin then this article can make your dreams come true. Mainly, bath oils are used to provide required moisture and nourishment to the skin. A few drops of these oils can do magic for your skin. All you need to do is to simply blend base oil with one or more essential oils, herbs or flowers. Now, you can add some drops of it into your warm bathing water. The heat from water helps open up the pores of your skin. This will help your skin to breathe and also allows the oil to work properly deep into the skin. Here are some recipes that you can easily make at your home.
Homemade Bath Oil Recipes
Olive oil and Essential Oils
Take a clean bowl and put 1/8th of olive oil, two tablespoons of glycerin into it. Next, add ten drops each of grapefruit and coconut essential oil into the mixture. Lastly, put 15 drops of ginger essential oil. Stir the mixture and store it in a clean glass bottle. Add a tablespoon of this mix in your bath water to enjoy its goodness.
Easy Herbal Bath
This herbal bath will help relax your mind, soothe skin irritations and treat lot of other skin problems. All you need to mix four cups of dried herbs like mint, black tea, chamomile and comfrey together. Now boil these herbs in almond oil for one hour. Strain the oil and blend four parts of this solution with one part of white vodka. Store it and use it whenever you want.
Lavender Bath Oil Recipes
To make this recipe, you can use either almond oil or olive oil as carrier oil. Put some lavender flower petals in a jar. Now heat the carrier oil and pour it into the jar so that it covers lavender entirely. Put on the jar’s lid and keep it under the sun for 3 or 4 days.
You can also make another recipe by combining about 18 drops of lavender essential oil with two tablespoons of olive oil or any other carrier oil. This is a quick recipe, isn’t it? Put a spoon full of this mixture into your bath water.
Skin Soothing and Relaxing Recipe
This recipe will now only help soothe your skin but it is also good for mentally tensed people. Use olive oil as a base oil and mix four, six and seven drops of rose, cedarwood and frankincense essential oils. Put one teaspoon of this oil into the water and soak your body to have a soothing and relaxing feeling. To get maximum advantage, massage this oil on your skin after completing your bath
Recipe for All Skin Types
Take a clean jar and put six tablespoons of almond oil, three tablespoons of olive oil and two tbsp. of sesame oil. Add a spoon full of wheat germ oil and two spoons of canola oil.
These all homemade bath oil recipes are really very easy to prepare. The best way to use your favorite recipe is to simply put it into the bath water (not running) and swish around to distribute it uniformly.